Friday, November 26, 2021

Community

by Jerome Wright For 60 years, the Annual International Tea in support of The LeMoyne-Owen College has signaled the advent of another season of faith-based fundraising for the Memphis-rooted HBCU. And so it was again last Sunday (Jan. 21.) with a...
Jarl “J.T.” Young’s first encounter with the Memphis City Council netted unanimous approval of his appointment as the next president and CEO of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. Mayor Jim Strickland announced on Monday that Young, who serves...
Dr. Julianne Malveaux uses her background as an economist, educator and author to shape public opinion on issues such as race, culture, gender and their economic impacts. The honorary co-chair of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Social Action Commission,...
Shelby County was hammered by three storms in April 2011 and there still are unmet recovery needs. Three upcoming workshops are designed to address those needs and better position the area for what may be ahead. The Shelby County Office...
Pensacola, Fla. native Jarl T. “J.T.” Young has decided to leave the community that family, friends and acquaintances say he loves. He’s on track to move to Memphis as the next president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas &...
Elijah is the one man that the Scripture tells us to look for said Student Minister Ishmael Muhammad, the keynote speaker at Mosque 55’s 2018 Saviour’s Day Observance. “Elijah Muhammad is the messiah,” Muhammad told a crowd at the Orange...
With Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated set to observe the 110th year of its founding, Memphis' Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter will mark the milestone with a Founders’ Day service on Saturday, January 20, at noon at First Baptist Church-Broad. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...
https://youtu.be/uQUUbtFVc4A With local law enforcement on high alert, Confederate-monument sympathizers on Saturday took to the streets of Memphis and the surrounding area to decry the recent removal of three monuments saluting Confederate-era figures. In various forms, the message was that the...
In the conclusion of his wide-ranging conversation with TSD Associate Publisher/Executive Editor Karanja A. Ajanaku, Memphis Greenspace, Inc. President Van Turner Jr. details the broader goals of the nonprofit that bought two city parks and removed the Confederate statues....
"Let's not give the Confederate901 group or others who believe what they do, our time or energy," Deidre Malone, president of the NAACP Memphis branch, said on Friday . Ahead of a planned weekend demonstration apparently spurred by the recent...